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post #11 of 33 (permalink) Old 09-26-2018, 11:27 PM
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Same - I also have this monitor and found no issues with BLB or uniformity, in contrast to the C27HG70 I had before, which had that plus the "dirty screen effect" on greys.

@wuudu one problem I have is that I can't save the sharpness setting. The font is a bit too sharp for me at 110% display scaling in Windows, so I'd like to reduce sharpness to 7. But each time the monitor goes to sleep it resets the sharpness back to 10. Do you also have this problem?
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Same - I also have this monitor and found no issues with BLB or uniformity, in contrast to the C27HG70 I had before, which had that plus the "dirty screen effect" on greys.

@wuudu one problem I have is that I can't save the sharpness setting. The font is a bit too sharp for me at 110% display scaling in Windows, so I'd like to reduce sharpness to 7. But each time the monitor goes to sleep it resets the sharpness back to 10. Do you also have this problem?
Sounds like it can handle the curving process pretty well then.

You should contact BenQ support, it's awesome, totally different than bigger companies like LG. If there's actually something wrong with the monitor firmware - they will pass the message along and fix it.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TPV_Technology
"It sells its products under its own AOC and Envision brands"

So AOC is now manufacturing panels? lol
Considering AOC is a brand created by Philips, which is, in turn, partly owned by TPV, a panel manufacturer, one can say AOC is (directly or otherwise) manufacturing their own panels.

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Sounds like it can handle the curving process pretty well then.

You should contact BenQ support, it's awesome, totally different than bigger companies like LG. If there's actually something wrong with the monitor firmware - they will pass the message along and fix it.
Thanks, I'll try that! Do you happen to know if BenQ monitors usually have user-updateable firmware?
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Thanks, I'll try that! Do you happen to know if BenQ monitors usually have user-updateable firmware?
No idea, does the manual say anything about a usb port for updating?

Can you see a faint blue line like this at the border, when looking at an angle? If so, it's the Samsung panel.
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Considering AOC is a brand created by Philips, which is, in turn, partly owned by TPV, a panel manufacturer, one can say AOC is (directly or otherwise) manufacturing their own panels.
I don't think they make any of these faster larger panels. They do rebrand all of their previous panels they've used in AOC and Philips from Samsung, AUO, etc. They make monitors and change external parts. They like to change backlights etc. then rename the panel. DVR01 is AUO's name for their panel.

Z321QU has the "same" curved panel but offers rip off sync. Can't say it's a popular model either.

Samsung VAs dims pixel parts the other way compared to AUO, that's an easy way to tell them apart. This was always supposed to be AUO, it took similar ages for it to get to market too, the Samsungs have been around for ages, I've yet to see a BenQ monitor with Samsung panel, they probably only use AUO for such panels instead of Samsung.
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No idea, does the manual say anything about a usb port for updating?

Can you see a faint blue line like this at the border, when looking at an angle? If so, it's the Samsung panel.

No, there's no mention of updating the firmware anywhere, but I thought maybe there may be some commonly known ways to do this.


I'll check about the line when I get home, but from what I've read this is an AUO panel and not the 31.5 inch Samsung VA 144hz one, as that one has various issues that's shared by all models other than the C32HG70 that use it, which is why I tried to avoid it.


I'll also write BenQ about the sharpness setting issue, but if there's no way to update the firmware the point might be moot... :/
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There is often a way to update the firmware but not a user friendly one or one where the manufacturer would actually give you the updated firmware. Samsungs can supposedly be user updated but I haven't tried the weird process myself. Most monitors cannot be updated by user as they lack a service USB port and tools to update available to users.
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Same - I also have this monitor and found no issues with BLB or uniformity, in contrast to the C27HG70 I had before, which had that plus the "dirty screen effect" on greys.

@wuudu one problem I have is that I can't save the sharpness setting. The font is a bit too sharp for me at 110% display scaling in Windows, so I'd like to reduce sharpness to 7. But each time the monitor goes to sleep it resets the sharpness back to 10. Do you also have this problem?

I have the sharpness setting @ its default value and this far it hasn't changed. I changed it to value 7 and after turning off the screen and on again it was still @ 7. I had this type of problem with BenQ EX3501r. After the HDR auto efekt reset the screen to standart it changed the sharpness value to 10 and left it there (from the value 5).
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No, there's no mention of updating the firmware anywhere, but I thought maybe there may be some commonly known ways to do this.


I'll check about the line when I get home, but from what I've read this is an AUO panel and not the 31.5 inch Samsung VA 144hz one, as that one has various issues that's shared by all models other than the C32HG70 that use it, which is why I tried to avoid it.


I'll also write BenQ about the sharpness setting issue, but if there's no way to update the firmware the point might be moot... :/

I dont think that this one is AUO panel. Its - TPV TPM31WQ1DVR01.A . So the manufacturer seems to be AOC .
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